Mark Bergin

Mark Bergin, BJ ’15, thinks of himself as a Swiss Army Knife, a man with all of the tools to get the job done in a busy television newsroom. He credits much of his success and career path to the hands-on experience he received at KOMU-TV during his studies at the Missouri School of Journalism. … Continued

Reggie Wilson

It was a passion for news production and sports that inspired Reggie Wilson, BJ ’12, to pursue a career in journalism.

Kyle Pusateri

For Kyle Pusateri, BJ ’08, choosing a college was a no-brainer. Missouri born and raised, Pusateri enrolled at the Missouri School of Journalism like any true Tiger son. His experiences at the School included global travel, leadership and a last-minute switch from broadcast to strategic communication. How has the Missouri Method education shaped your career? … Continued

Stacey White Belford

For Stacey (White) Belford, BJ ’93, her journey through the Missouri School of Journalism was an adventure from day one. Originally set on moving to California to work for rock stars, Belford felt the call to be a Tiger, where she found her niche in the agency world. Why did you decide to come to … Continued

Leighton McCormick

What do you do? I am a business development consultant, primarily for defense industry contractors. How did you get your job? I was recommended by the associate dean and senior faculty at the J-School. What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School? Get it written, then make it right. What advice do … Continued

Carol Gee

Carol Gee, BJ ’72, had two English teachers who helped her develop a love for writing. In eighth grade Miss Bell taught her structure and sentence diagramming to truly understand the elements of writing. Mr. Flowers taught her fiction and narrative writing at the high school level, which inspired Gee’s imagination and improved her writing … Continued

Mary Huss

Major newspapers headlined the Watergate scandal in northwards of 72-point type when Washington Post enterprise reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered a major political scandal. The two made public a June 17, 1972, break-in at the Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., and President Richard Nixon’s attempted cover-up of … Continued

Thomas Hiatt

Thomas Hiatt, BJ ’98, has never been one to settle. As a man who has co-owned a marketing agency for more than a decade, Hiatt has always been motivated by the desire to be in control of the clients he works for and the environment he works in. His ability to clinch auspicious work didn’t manifest … Continued

Jane Di Leo

Evenings at the Di Leo household were times of storytelling. Jane Di Leo, BJ ’05, MA ’06, and her sister listened to their dad regale them with tales about his childhood in a Chicago orphanage or make-believe stories about the rights and wrongs in life. When Di Leo wasn’t listening to her dad’s stories, she … Continued